Travel Advisories

November 10-16, 2018

Interstate Highway Restrictions

Temporary Exit Closures

I-195 Pawtucket: I-95 South at Exit 30, exit closed for bridge rehabilitation through mid-December. Follow signed detours.

Providence/East Providence: As part of ongoing repairs to the Washington Bridge Westbound, Exit 3 (Gano St.) off of I-195 West is closed through Fall 2019. Follow signed detour.

Ongoing Traffic Patterns

I-195 Providence: The previous traffic pattern with lane splits on I-95 North and South at Exit 19 has been modified, with all lanes now shifted to the left.

Providence/East Providence: I-195 West and East, from the Washington Bridge to the Mass. line, lane shifts in place.

Overnight

I-195 Cranston: I-95 North and South, from Reservoir Ave. to I-95, lane closures for bridge work, Tues. night from 9 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.

  • I-95 South: left lane
  • I-95 North: right lane

I-195 Cranston: I-95 North and South, from Exit 16 (Elmwood Ave.) North and Exit 16B (Elmwood Ave.) South to Huntington Viaduct Bridge, alternating lane closures for bridge painting, Sun.-Thurs. nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Please note: the following access roads and ramps will be temporarily closed during this operation, Sun.-Thurs. nights from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.: Access Rd. off I-95 South at Exit 16B; the ramp from I-95 South to Rte. 10 South toward Rte. 12 (Park Ave.); and the on-ramp from Rte. 10 North to I-95 South. Follow signed detours to the Reservoir Ave. interchange. Get Detour Map »

I-195 Cranston:
I-95 North at the Park Ave. overpass, alternating lane closures for survey work, Mon. night from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. and Tues.-Thurs. nights from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.

East Providence:
I-195 West, from the Veterans Memorial Pkwy. overpass to the Gano St. on-ramp, two right lanes closed for bridge work, Mon. night from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Please note: the Taunton Ave. on-ramp to I-195 West will also be closed at this time. Follow signed detour.

East Providence:
I-195 East, from Exit 6 to the Horton Farm Bridge and I-195 West, from the Mass. state line to the Pawtucket Ave. Bridge, right lane closures for bridge work, Tues.-Thurs nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.

I-195 Hopkinton/Richmond: I-95 North and South, from Exit 2 to Exit 3, right lane closures for bridge work, Tues.-Thurs. nights from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Johnston: I-295 South over Rte. 6 East and West, right lane closed for bridge work, Wed. night from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

I-195 Pawtucket:
I-95 North and South, from the Main St. overpass to Exit 28, alternating lane closures for drainage work, Mon. night from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. and Tues. and Wed. nights from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

I-195 Pawtucket:
I-95 North and South, from Exit 28 to Exit 30, alternating lane closures for sign installation, Mon. night from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. and Tues.-Thurs. nights from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

I-195 Providence: I-95 North at Exit 22A, ramp narrowing for a bridge inspection, Thurs. night from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

I-195 Warwick to Pawtucket: I-95 North and South, from Exit 15 to the Massachusetts state line, alternating lane closures in a moving operation for sign work, Tues. night from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Warwick to Cumberland: I-295 North and South, including the ramps, from Exit 1 to Exit 22, expect alternating lane closures in a moving operation for striping, Mon.-Thurs. nights from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Weekday

Cranston: I-295 North and South, from Exit 6 to the Phenix Ave. Overpass bridge, alternating lane closures for bridge work, Tues.-Fri. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Johnston: I-295 North at South at Rte. 6 East and West, alternating lane closures for construction, Tues.-Thurs. from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Other Limited Access Highway Restrictions

Weekend

As part of the 6/10 Interchange Reconstruction Project, motorists can expect the following changes:

Sat., Nov. 10, from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.:

  • Rte. 6 East at Broadway, exit closed for construction. Follow signed detour.
  • Rte. 10 North, from Union Ave. to the Tobey St. overpass, lane closures for traffic shifts to the temporary Rte. 10 North and temporary Westminster St. ramp
  • At the conclusion of this work, the Rte. 10 North shift and the Broadway exit closure will remain in place for approximately 24 months.

Sun., Nov. 11, from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m.:

  • Lane closures for traffic shifts to the right on Rte. 6 West, from the Tobey St. overpass to Hartford Ave.
  • One of two lanes on Westminster St. East, from Barton St. to Olneyville Square, will close
  • Traffic will shift on Broadway, from Barton St. to Olneyville Square
  • At the conclusion of this work, the traffic patterns will be place for approximately 12 months.

Next week, daytime work will resume behind barrier at the 6/10 Interchange on Tues., Nov. 13. Lane closures for construction are also possible Tues.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Rte. 6 West, from the Tobey St. overpass to Hartford Ave.

New Traffic Pattern

Lincoln/Cumberland: Rte. 99 South, on the ramp to Route 146 South, a new traffic pattern with a lane split is in place through Thurs. Nov. 15. All lanes go through. Crews are working weekdays from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Overnight

Cranston/Warwick: Rte. 37 East and West, from Natick Ave. to Post Rd., alternating lane closures in a moving operation for sign work, Tues. night from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

East Greenwich: Rte. 4 South, from I-95 to Division St., right lane and shoulder closures for tree trimming, Tues. night from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Johnston/Providence: Rtes. 6/10 Connector and ramps, and Rte. 6 East and West and ramps, from I-95 to I-295, expect alternating lane closures in a moving operation for striping, Mon.-Thurs. nights from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Lincoln/Cumberland: Rte. 99 South, from the Sayles Hill Rd. on-ramp to the Rte. 146 exit, left lane closed for a traffic pattern change, Wed. night from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m.

Providence: Rte. 146 North and South, from I-95 to Mineral Spring Ave., alternating lane closures in a moving operation for sign work, Tues. night from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Tiverton/Portsmouth: Rte. 24 North and South, including the ramps, from Fish Rd. to Rte. 114, expect alternating lane closures in a moving operation for striping, Mon.-Thurs. nights from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Weekday

Cranston: Rte. 37 East and West, from Exit 3 to Exit 4, right lane closed for a bridge inspection, Thurs. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Westerly: Rte. 78 East and West, at the Waterworks Bridge over the Pawcatuck River just before the Conn. line, alternating lane closures for bridge work, Tues.-Fri. from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Providence: Truck traffic is restricted to the right lane from the Westminster St. overpass over Rte. 10 South/Rte. 6 West to the Rte. 6/Rte. 10 interchange, and on Rte. 6 East at the Rte. 6/Rte. 10 interchange.

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Metropolitan Providence

Weekend

Pawtucket: Pine St. at Marrin St., and Pine St. at Cedar St., alternating lane closure for fence installation, Sat. from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Temporary Ramp Closures

East Providence: The on-ramps from Veterans Memorial Pkwy. and Warren Ave. to I-195 West are closed for construction. Get Detour Map »

Temporary Bridge Closures

East Providence: The Lyon Avenue Bridge over I-195, from School St. to Freeborn Ave., is currently closed. Follow signed detour via Purchase St.

Providence: The Bath St. East Bridge, which spans the Woonasquatucket River and carries two-way traffic between Kinsley Ave./Providence Place and Promenade St., is currently closed. Get Detour Maps »

Temporary Road Closures

Providence: Exchange St. North and South, from Memorial Blvd. to Stillman St., road closed for new traffic pattern installation, Wed. night from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Follow signed detour.

Providence: Blackstone St. East and West, from Allens Ave. to Eddy St., is currently closed. Local access to the Women and Infants Breast Health Ctr. will be maintained. Get Detour Map »

Providence: Dorrance St., east of Dyer St. will be closed for construction effective Monday, May 7 through June 2019.

Ongoing Traffic Patterns

Cranston: Motorists are experiencing a new traffic pattern on Rte. 12 (Scituate Ave.) East and West over I-295 at the Lawton Bridge. The right lane is open in each direction, with the work zone shifted to the center of the bridge. This new traffic pattern should be in place through Fall 2018.

East Providence: The right lane of the East Shore Expressway, starting before the Horton Farm Bridge, is currently closed through the end of 2018.

Weekday

Cranston: Rte. 2 (Reservoir Ave.) North and South, from Sockanossett Cross Rd. to Delway Rd., alternating lane closures for paving, Wed. from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Expect delays.

Cranston: Rte. 2 (Reservoir Ave.) North and South, from Sockanossett Cross Rd. to Park Ave., alternating lane closures in a moving operation for construction, Tues.-Fri. from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Expect delays.

Cranston/Johnston: Rte. 14 (Plainfield Pike) East and West, from Simmonsville Ave. to the I-295 South on-ramp, right lane closed for construction, Tues.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Providence: Francis St. North and South, from Memorial Blvd. to Gaspee St., alternating lane closures for a bridge inspection, Wed. from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Pawtucket: The Barton St. Bridge, between Broad St. and Montgomery St., is currently closed. Get Detour Maps »

Providence: Elmwood Ave. North and South, from the I-95 underpass to the entrance to Roger Williams Park, has continuous alternating lane closures for construction and bridge work through Fall 2018.

Providence: Visit the City of Providence’s online calendar for traffic restrictions.

Additional lane closures for this region
may be listed under Other Limited Access Highways

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East Bay

Weekend Road Closure

Barrington: Sowams Rd. North, from Lillis Ave. to Orchard Ave., road closed for drainage work, Sat. from 6 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Follow signed detour.

Temporary Road Closure

Barrington: Nayatt Rd. East and West, from Middle Hwy. to Bay Rd., road closed to through traffic for pavement grinding, Wed.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Follow signed detour. Please note: when reopened, motorists will experience a gravel driving surface for a few days prior to paving.

Weekday

Bristol: Rte. 114 (Hope St.) North at #15, from Wood St. to High St., alternating one-way traffic for drainage work, Wed. from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Additional lane closures for this region
may be listed under Other Limited Access Highways

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Newport County

Weekend

Portsmouth: Rte. 138 (East Main Rd.) East and West, from Turnpike Ave. to Boyds Lane, one lane open at all times for paving, Sat. from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Expect delays.

Temporary Road Closure

Portsmouth: Park Ave. East and West, from East Main Rd. to Narragansett Ave., is closed to through traffic for construction through mid-November. Follow signed detour.

Overnight

Newport: Rte. 138A (America’s Cup Ave.) East and West, from Thames St. to Farewell St., partial right lane and shoulder closures in a moving operation for drainage work, Tues. night from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Weekday

Middletown: Rte. 138A (Aquidneck Ave.) at Green End Ave., alternating lane closures for construction, Tues.-Fri. from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Newport: Goat Island Causeway East and West, from Washington St. to end, alternating one-way traffic for a bridge inspection, Tues.-Fri. from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Newport:
Rte. 138A East and West, from East Main Rd. to Memorial Blvd., partial lane and shoulder closures in a moving operation for drainage work, Tues.-Fri. from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Portsmouth: Rte. 138 (East Main Rd.) East and West, from Turnpike Ave. to Boyds Lane, one lane open at all times for paving, Tues.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Expect delays.

Tiverton: Fish Rd. at Rte. 177 (Bulgarmarsh Rd.), alternating one-way traffic for construction, Tues.-Fri. from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Additional lane closures for this region
may be listed under Other Limited Access Highways

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Northern R.I. & Blackstone Valley

Temporary Bridge Closures

Burrillville: The Railroad Ave. Bridge, carrying Railroad Ave. just east of Chapel St. over the Clear River, is closed through Fall 2018.

Cumberland: The Town-owned Howard Rd. Bridge, which carries Howard Rd. over Abbott Run, is currently closed. Please follow signed detour via Abbot Run Valley Rd. in Cumberland or from Paine Rd. in Massachusetts. More information is available here

Johnston: The Simmonsville Bridge, carrying Simmonsville Ave. over the Simmons Brook between Randall Ave. and Russo Dr., is closed through the end of November. Get Detour Map »

North Smithfield: The Woonsocket Hill Rd. Bridge, which spans Rte. 146 between the Rte. 104/Downtown Woonsocket exit and the Pound Hill Road exit, is closed through December 2018. Get Detour Map »

North Smithfield: The Slatersville Stone Arch Bridge that carries Rte. 5 (Providence Pike) over the Branch River in North Smithfield is currently closed for continued rehabilitation through December 2018. Get Detour Maps »

Overnight

Cumberland: Rte. 114 (Diamond Hill Rd.) North and South, from Industrial Rd. to Angell Rd., partial lane closures for pavement reclamation (grinding), Tues.-Thurs. nights from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. Delays anticipated.

Weekday

Cumberland: Manville Hill Rd. East, from New River Rd. to Cumberland Quarry Dr., alternating one-way traffic for a bridge inspection, Mon. and Tues. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.       

Scituate and Johnston:
Rte. 6 (Hartford Ave.) East and West, from Danielson Pike to I-295, lane closures for construction, Tues.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Scituate:
Colvin St. North and South, from Green Lane to Rte. 115 (Jackson Flat Rd.), alternating one-way traffic with right lane and shoulder closures for a bridge inspection, Fri. from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Scituate:
Rte. 116 North and South, from Hope Furnace Rd. to Howard Lane, alternating lane and shoulder closures for a bridge inspection, Tues. from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Woonsocket: Rte. 114 (Diamond Hill Rd.) at Rte. 122 (Mendon Rd.), partial lane closures for construction, Tues.-Fri. from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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Cumberland: Old Diamond Hill Rd., from Home Ave. to Diamond Hill Rd., is currently closed to motorists to become a walkable path as part of the Diamond Hill Road project.

Additional lane closures for this region
may be listed under Other Limited Access Highways

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South County

New Traffic Pattern

Hopkinton: Motorists are experiencing an alternating one-way traffic pattern controlled by a temporary traffic signal for bridge work 24 hours per day on Mechanic St. North and South, under the I-95 overpass.

Overnight

North Kingstown: Rte. 1A North and South, from West Main St. to Intrepid Dr., alternating one-way traffic in a moving operation for milling and paving, Tues. and Wed. nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Delays possible.

Weekday

Westerly: Rte. 91 East, from Old Hopkinton Rd. to Larry Hirsch Lane, right lane closed for a bridge inspection, Fri. from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Charlestown/Richmond:
Motorists are experiencing an alternating one-way traffic pattern controlled by temporary traffic signals, for bridge work, 24 hours a day on Rte. 112 North and South, from Butter Lane to Carolina Mill Lane. Expect delays.

Hopkinton/Richmond: Rte. 91 (Church St.) East and West at the Wood River Bridge, shoulder closures with a double lane shift for bridge work, weekdays from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through Fall 2018.

West Greenwich:
Rte. 3 East and West, from Burnt Sawmill Rd. to Kitts Corner Rd., travel lanes reduced from 4 to 2 and eastbound and westbound traffic shifted to the west side of the Big River Bridge for construction through December 2018.

West Greenwich: Rte. 102 (Victory Hwy.) North and South, over I-95 at the Victory Hwy. Bridge, lane shift and shoulder closures remain in place for construction, weekdays from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Additional lane closures for this region
may be listed under Other Limited Access Highways

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West Bay

Weekday

West Warwick: Pulaski St. East, from Pawtuxet Terrace to Manchester St., partial right lane and shoulder closures for a bridge inspection, Mon. from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Rte. 112 Coventry: Rte. 117 West, just before and after the Flat River Bridge, alternating one-way traffic for bridge work, weekdays from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. through April 2019.

Additional lane closures for this region
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